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NBC
Oct 1, 2012 5:30pm PDT
and effective ways to strike. the three u.s. military police officers were on foot patrol in a market with afghan police when the suicide bomber struck. four afghan officers, and six civilians were also killed, and dozens hurt. joint u.s./afghan operations are becoming more common, and so are the risks. on saturday an american soldier and a u.s. civilian contractor were killed by an afghan soldier. the latest in a growing series of insider attacks. despite mounting worries, afghan commandos firing live rounds still train side by side with elite american special forces. >> right here in front of you. >> reporter: you can't stop working with these guys? >> absolutely not. >> reporter: at this level, joint combat operations are now the rule. americans no longer go it alone. >> i'm very impressed with your training here today. >> reporter: general tony thomas heads all special operations forces in afghanistan. his men rely on their afghan partners. a relationship the taliban hopes to undermine. >> we lost another soldier to a green-on-blue attack. what are we going to do about it?
KCSMMHZ
Oct 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
its chinese name. it also said the u.s. and japan crafted back room deals to give the japanese government administrative control over senkaku. it calls the alleged agreement illegal and invalid. the government-controlled "china daily" ran similar advertisements last week in "the new york times" and "the washington post." japanese officials launched a protest against the newspapers for printing the ads. the foreign minister koichiro gemba has indicated japanese authorities will increase their efforts to assert their position on the islands to the international community. >> something like information warfare is under way. we need to appeal to the international community even though the status of our country on the island does not change. >> gemba added the japanese government sees no dispute over their sovereignty. and the latest standoff at sea around the senkaku islands is over. four chinese patrol ships left japanese territorial waters. they entered the area earlier in the day and navigated there for several hours. japan coast guard crews spotted the marine surveillance vesse
CNBC
Oct 2, 2012 4:00am EDT
. you see evidence of the u.s. getting some of it back. so mexico sort of had its breakfast, lunch and dinner the past 20 years by china appearing on the scene is probably in the early stages of regaining some of that a. so i think mexico is a big winner. southeast asia, philippines, for example. >> all right. jim, stick around. more to come from you. let's get over to asia and get a wrap of the day over there. >> thanks, ross. asian markets were mostly higher buoyed by improved data in u.s. and europe and also the rba rate cut. surprising move from the central bank helped the australian market end at a five month high. resources and banks enjoyed the rally. the aussie dollar on a one month low on the back of that decision. more companies announced profit warnings as concrete signs of a fwleb al slowdown, but shipping companies rebounded on some short covering.korea, the bok a it would for growth. but the kospi ended flat. losses in hyundai motor and samsung electronics ahead of its q3 earnings guidance. the company also officially added the iphone 5 in it patent battle. airlines ralli
MSNBC
Oct 2, 2012 5:30am EDT
deadly spike of insider attacks has hit the morale of foreign troops serving in the war zone. u.s. military officials say an attack on saturday that killed two americans was especially unnerving as several afghan soldiers and possibly insurgents opened fire from several directions. nbc's chief foreign correspondent, richard engel, has been covering this war for almost the full 11 years. he filed this report from kabul. >> reporter: this woman is about to die. executed for adultery. the man she was with got off scot-free. the taliban recently filmed this video of their justice as a warning and to say they're making a comeback. some 30 miles away in the village, we saw few signs of what the u.s. would consider progress in afghanistan and no evidence that the american plan to hand over to a credible, stable afghan government will work. these village elders tell me once u.s. troops leave, a civil war will begin, and u.s.-trained afghan forces will not be able to stop it. are you preparing for this fight? are you already stockpiling weapons and ammunition and getting yourself ready? "y
CBS
Oct 2, 2012 6:30pm EDT
. overall, auto sales were up 13% last month from a year before. among the u.s. automakers, ford sales were unchanged, g.m.'s were up 1.5%, chrysler reported a 12% increase. there hasn't been enough good news like that on the economy. the recovery, of course, is painfully slow and one of the biggest reasons is the recession in europe. the 27 countries of the european union add up to the world's-largest economy, but they're reporting record unemployment. in spain, unemployment among young people is 50%. mark phillips went to bars low that to see what happens when an economy goes into freefall. >> reporter: spain can be a deceptive place. in the early autumn sunshine and in the markets groaning with foodstuffs it's difficult to tell this is a country with a collapsing economy and unemployment rate of 25% that threatens to take the rest of europe and maybe even the united states economy down with it. but wait until they close up at barcelona's boqueria market and follow the porters out back to where they dump the trash and you get a different impression. in spain these days, one per
FOX News
Oct 2, 2012 7:00pm EDT
his murder scene were traced to the u.s. run scandal we know as operation fast and furious. many involved in that scandal fear the same could be true here. however, deputies say in this case, no weapons were recovered and no suspects are in custody. we'll tell you the search continues. bill? >> what a tragedy that is. william lajeunesse working that story in los angeles. thank you. >>> some internal state department documents now giving us a closer look at how u.s. officials handle security in libya. only two months before the attack on our consulate in benghazi, which killed four americans. fox news has obtained news documents just as two top republican lawmakers sent a letter to the secretary of state hillary clinton. in that letter, darrell issa and jason chain asked how much the department knew about at least a dozen threats to our ambassador. what else are these lawmakers saying here? >> accounts from whistle blowers, top republicans claiming at least 12 security related incidents before the consulate attack, including this rpg attack in benghazi on june 11. the targeting of
PBS
Oct 1, 2012 7:00pm PDT
against iran are working. u.s. and european officials organize an oil embargo to encourage the them to abandon their ambitions. >> reporter: it dropped below 35,000 against the dollar for the first time since islamic revolution of 1979. the currency has fallen nearly 20% against the dollar in one week. it's 70% down year on year. exchange markets in tehran has been busy selling dollars or euros. people are complaining of high unemployment and expressing worries about the future. >> translator: this is a disaster. as the dollar goes up it brings inflation and makes our daily essentials more expresencive. >> translator: i lost my job with the food company and i'm jobless now. >> reporter: iranian president has faced questions in parliament over his inability to hold the currency's decline. the european union is considering further sanctions against iran this month. the iranian government has yet to take effective action to stop the further decline of its currency. >>> japanese and south korean politicians have been sparring over territory they both claim in the sea of japan. the argument
FOX Business
Oct 1, 2012 9:00pm EDT
happening in libya. u.s. ambassador and three other americans were murdered. the investigation that the obama administration is placing some much importance on has not really started. there are a lot of specific things that run the kentuck about three failures on the part of the administration. so far he simply has not done. >> never too late to talk with the economy and what's going on. consumer confidence continues to plummet. can you take advantage of it at this point? can the president cover his tracks? >> he will try to. i kind of very much agree with the point about specifics. i think mitt romney looked at it in a big way. a smart guy who studies the numbers. but really you have to bring it home to voters with and a dozen examples. how often is mitt romney on the campaign trail? telling a story and what happened to have mo to her. occasionally he will do that. almost always the threat of businessmen. it very impressive, but how about the nurse of the teacher or a hard-working person who works at a corporation. what happened to him or her over the last four years. i do think what w
FOX Business
Oct 2, 2012 12:00am EDT
take a look at the day's market headlines a surprise surge in u.s. manufacturing gave stocks a triple digit boost. that was early on though and it trade faded. the dow closed up 77 points. one possible reason, ben beanke. the fed chairman defended his money printing ways today but he also said congress must do more to ss ace the recovery. >>> american express will pay more tan $112 million. regulators allege that amex misled customers about debt collected, discriminated against certain card applicants and charged improper late fees. are we in a recession right here, right now? our own peter barnes asked fed chief ben bernanke today and he sort of made aoke of the whole thing. >> i know how it happens. it sort of happens over a nice meal at a french restaurant and -- [laughter] there is a discussion of the data and everybody says, what do you think? yeah, okay. melissa: that is his explanation for how the official committee decide whether or not we're in a recession. he didn't really answer the question it turns out. we get one piece of good news like the manufacturing expanding
WHUT
Oct 2, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. >> if you are not concerned about gun violence, what are you concerned about? >> first, the u.s. death toll an event -- afghanistan tops 2000. we talk about america's longest- running war. all that and more coming up. this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. iran's currency has hit an all- time low amidst a worsening financial crisis brought upon by u.s.-led sanctions. on monday, the iranian rial dropped 15% to its lowest point against the dollar, capping a three-month contest that has seen its overall value drop 57%. the price of basic foods are on the rise since a new round of sanctions took place in july. a former u.s. ambassador to the un and under secretary of state thomas pickering criticized the act. it is not legal for them to pay for it. speaking to the council of foreign relations in new york, alioth parcel la hay says it has not backed away from its mountain of nuclear weapons. >> any country, including iran, uses meweapons of mass destruction, that is the end of the eligibility, legality, what ever you name it, of that gove
FOX
Oct 2, 2012 4:00am PDT
manufacturing news from the u.s. the nasdaq lost 2 points. much of that had to do with selling in in apple. apple lost nearly 8 dollars. jp morgan-chase is sued for fraud by the new york attorney general for its mortgage-backed securities. american express is paying $112 million to settle allegations that it illegally charged customers with late fees and used other deceptive practices. tails are wagging at petsmart. the company is leaving the nasdaq to join the s&p 500, pushing out sunoco. scott bauer of trading advantage has his eyes on the market for us today. good morning to you scott. > > good morning angie. > > it was a mixed market yesterday, with some mixed data coming in. what do you think was most important to the markets yesterday? > > honestly, we had that ism number that came out near the opening of the market, which, albeit not being a great number, was a better-than- expected number. but i really think the market had been set up for a little bit of a rally based on the news that had come out overnight on sunday night, out of china and out of spain. first off, out of chi
NBC
Oct 1, 2012 6:00pm PDT
motel last week. they say at the robbed two u.s. banks at gun point. the first san jose on august 28th. second in sunnyvale on september 25th. they found evidence linking him to the crimes in his hotel room. >>> halloween came early today. police stopped a driver on fourth street when they noticed he was wearing a gas mask. they also found he had a realistic looking grenade. they cleared the surrounding half block area and called out the bomb squad. they found out the driver was employed at a local costume store. he was cited for being in possession of an inert grenade. you are asked to choose halloween costumes carefully this year. be careful where you go and when you put it on. >> we saw the ice cream shops and frozen yogurt places doing record numbers of business. >> a line out the door. i had iced coffee myself today. you know you just down right know it's going to be a hot day here when we're forecasting at the coastline temperatures in the 90s. santa cruz hitting the century mark today. i had to look twice at that number. the official high came in. hot one at the coastline.
PBS
Oct 1, 2012 6:30pm PDT
all out in september, a hopeful sign that the u.s. economy may be picking up. >> tom: i'm tom hudson. ben bernanke defends his strategy at the federal reserve to do more to help the economy. >> susie: and how technology is making it possible for doctors to go paperless. >> tom: that and more tonight on "n.b.r."! >> susie: the first day of the new quarter, kicks off with a blue chip rally. investors were encouraged by a report showing that american factories were busy in september. a popular index of national factory activity rose to 51.5 last month, from 49.6 in august. it was the fastest pace of production since may. but that upbeat news was overshadowed by comments from federal reserve chief ben bernanke, saying the economy is not growing fast enough to bring down the unemployment rate. we'll have more on that in a moment. those two events led to volatile trading here on wall street. the dow rose about 78 points, but was up as much as 155 points earlier. the nasdaq drifted in and out of positive and negative territory, finally losing more than 2.5 points, and the s&p rose almost fo
CBS
Oct 1, 2012 5:30pm PDT
recover. thr the first time we'll take you inside this secret u.s. facility. bob orr shows us where they track terror suspects worldwide. and jim axelrod with a young soccer player who's replaced a missing leg with gallantry on the field. >> i just want to be seen as an equal. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, and we could add happy new year, because this is the first day of the federal government's new fiscal year. but there's not much to celebrate because the nation is headed toward what's being called the fiscal cliff and there are dire new warnings today about what will happen to american families unless congress and the president reach a budget deal by december 31. that is the day that a series of tax cuts will expire and big cuts in federal spending will take hold. tax experts said today 90% of american families are facing llat they call unprecedented tax increases. how much? wyatt andrews is in washington tonight. intt? >> reporter: scott, according to the non-partisan tax policy center, the united states is
WHUT
Oct 2, 2012 7:30am EDT
accused the u.s. of forcing the council of the launch. and he accused south korean president of causing interkorean relations to hit rock bottom. some people from japan are an emotional and spiritual journey in north korea. paying their respects to relatives they lost at the end of world war ii. fathers and mothers, brothers and sisters, who died and were buried far from home. nhk world reports from pyongyang. >> reporter: parents or siblings of the group's members died of illness or hunger while interned by the soviet military. it occupied what is now north korea right after the war. the group arrived in pyongyang on saturday. they visited a site where the dead were first buried, then a hill where the gd more than 20 japanese journalists to cover the visit. some japanese are praying for the family members and relatives at their grave site. this is the first visit of its kind since world war ii. japan's health ministry says some 35,000 japanese died in the area. but it says the remains of about 20,000 have not been returned. the group left memorial markers, offered sweets and li
PBS
Oct 2, 2012 3:00pm PDT
investigation into the assault on the u.s. consulate in libya. >> woodruff: we look at new findings showing australia's great barrier reef has lost half its coral in the last 27 years. >> ifill: and we close with snapshots of three of this year's macarthur genius award winners, each with a unique view of war. >> people tend to look at the military, they tend to look at war and they tend to look at conflict as something very black and white. it's not like that at all. >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: creating new enriching experiences. through intel's philosophy of "invest you for the future" we're helping bring these new capabilities to market. we're investing billions of dollars in r&d around the globe to have the heart of tomorrow's innovations. by investing toy in technologicalled advances here at intel, we can help make a better tomorrow. >> and by the bill and melinda gates foundation. dedicated to the idea that all people deserve the chance to live a healthy, productive life. and with the ongoing support of thes
FOX News
Oct 2, 2012 10:00am PDT
shows just how deep of a hole we are in. the u.s. treasury announcing that washington spent nearly $1.2 trillion more than it took in last year. that is a debt increase of close to $11,000 per household in just 12 months. overall, our nation is more than $16 trillion in the red. that is a massive bubble that threatens our entire economy. how do the candidates handle this tomorrow night? let's ask chris stirewalt our fox news digital politics editor and host of power play on foxnews.com live, and stewart varney is the host of varney & company on the fox business network. thank you so much for being here. chris i want to start with you. what can either candidate say to grab, you know, america by the lapel and make them understand what each one of them wants to do to change our financial dire straits? >> it's a heck after lot easier for mitt romney on this one since he is the outsider and hasn't been in office and wasn't part of make thag debt and president obama has over seen in fact the unprecedented increase in size of the federal debt, and as a matter of fact in talking to senior
WETA
Oct 2, 2012 6:30pm EDT
helpful for the markets. here in the u.s., the dow lost almost 33, the nasdaq gained 6.5, and not much change for the s&p; it's up about a point. >> reporter: i'm darren gersh. still ahead, both mitt romney and barack obama want to put more americans back to work. but is job training the right answer? we'll take a look. >> tom: six months before the credit crunch hit full force, j.p. morgan bought failing investment bank bear stearns. that was in 2007. now, j.p. morgan faces a lawsuit, claiming it inherited the e civivil lalawsuiuit alalls systemic fraud with the packaging and sale of mortgage- backed securities by bear stearns before it was taken over by j.p. morgan. the bank says it intends to fight the case. eric schneiderman is the attorney general of new york. >> eric, you represent the people of new york state. what did your citizens lose in the deals thaw are accused of being fraudulent? >> new yorkers, like people all over the united states bought shares in mortgage backed securities, pension funds invested in them. people bought homes baseed on what they thought was the realis
CBS
Oct 2, 2012 4:30am PDT
. the freelance writer has been missing since august. no group claimed responsibility so far but u.s. state department spokeswoman victoria new land told reporters yesterday tice is believed to be in the syrian government's custody. >>> north korea's foreign minister says america's policies toward his country to lead to nuclear war. he contends the u.s. has secret plans for another korean war. his speech to the united nations was focused mostly on his country whose style relationship with the u.s. the u.s. -- hostile relationship with the u.s. the u.s. hasn't responded to the speech. >>> republican challenger mitt romney taking a new stance on illegal immigration. as susan mcginnis reports it comes as he and the president are getting ready for their first head-to-head debate. >> reporter: more than 5,000 people packed the air and space museum in denver to hear mitt romney on monday. >> this is a great place to be. >> reporter: colorado is among the battleground states that have a large hispanic population and romney now tells the "denver post" he will honor temporary work permits for
FOX News
Oct 2, 2012 3:00pm EDT
governor romney. >> plus, one of the biggest u.s. airlines reports more problems involving loose seats forcing emergency landing and now the airline is responding to accusations of sabotage. that is ahead unless breaking news changes everything. this is "studio b" today. >> first from fox at 3:00, democrats today winning a major court decision that could have a profound affect on one of the biggest swing states in next month's presidential election. a pennsylvania judge today blocked a tough and controversial new law that would require voters to show valid photo identification. the republican-led state legislature passed the law in march. supporters claim it would prevent fraud and insure that only those who are legally eligible to vote would be able to cast a ballot. opponents argued the law unfairly targeted minorities and the elderly and intended to keep them home on election day. according to the average of all pennsylvania polls, president obama has a sizable lead. democrats have fought the law furiously because in the past lower town out has benefited republicans in pennsylvania.
CBS
Oct 2, 2012 4:30am EDT
cuts combined with automatic spending cuts could throw the fragile u.s. economy back into a recession. >>> next month maryland voters will decide whether or not hundreds of students can afford to go to college. critics claim the dream act rewards illegal immigrants by giving them in state tuition rates. >> but supporters say it's only fair to give some people a path to fulfill their dreeps. >> this is a chance -- dreams. >> this is a chance for me to go to the university of maryland. >> reporter: he is a dreamer. >> to become a doctor and give back to society. probably i could be saving your life in the future. >> reporter: his parents brought him to the u.s. at 12. he graduated from kennedy high school, earned straight as at montgomery college, was diagnosed with bone cancer at 18. >> i want to save lives. my life was saved once. >> reporter: he says he could scrape together enough money to afford in state tuition at college park, but he says the out of state tuition charged undocumented immigrants now puts college out of reach. >> the tuition now is about $28,000 at the university o
CNBC
Oct 2, 2012 1:00pm EDT
. >>> consumer spending making up 70% of the u.s. economy, this holiday shopping season a key gauge on whether this sluggish economy can shift into a somewhat higher gear. new numbers out today from the world's largest retail trade association, the nrf, says u.s. retail sales should rise 4.1% this holiday season. pretty merry. don't get too excited. that is actually slower than the growth the past two years. so, why the slow down in the nrf says the biggest things holding consumers back is uncertainty over the economy and whether congress can strike what deal and avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. >>> one major retailer hoping for a merry holiday season is jc penney. ceo ron johnson continues to outline his plans for the struggling chain store. the stock down 30%. johnson speaking on the record and excuse swivel our courtney real been the state of his business. courtney? >> hi, tyler, good afternoon. jc penney ceo ron johnson has just begun speaking. the toirng the rocky road to reinventing retape. spoke with johnson exclusively before he took the stage at the event. now, 700 of the total 1100
CBS
Oct 2, 2012 4:00am PDT
says he would allow some young illegal immigrants to stay in the u.s. >>> loose landings. two american airlines jets in three days are diverted after passenger seats come loose mid flight. >>> and striking abilities. there's more than meets the eye about this inspiring star of an online video. >> my disability doesn't define who i am. my disability gives me a challenge every day. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, everybody. good to be with you. immigration reform will likely be one of the key issues at tomorrow's debate between president obama and mitt romney. mitt romney says he'd honor work permits issued to young illegal immigrants issued by president obama. until now he hadn't said how he would address that issue. susan mcginness is covering it in washington. >> reporter: these are two-year work permits for these young people. romney says before they expire, he will put in a comprehensive immigration reform plan. the question now is will he give details on that at tomorrow night's debate? more than 5,000 people packed the air and space museum in denver to hear mitt romney
CNBC
Oct 2, 2012 2:00pm EDT
losing streak t is down about 2% in that period. brian? >>> the u.s. is addicted to budgetary crystal meth, those words from a man we are now calling "breaking bad" bill gross there he is. his new picture. he outlined america's severe spending addiction in his latest investment outlook and he has got some eye-popping stats on how much debt we may really have. he joins us now in a first on cnbc interview. all right. enough enough of the pop culture references are. i had to do all could i to not drink heavily bufrt show when i saw the 60 trillion number. does america really owe $60 trillion? >> we do in terms of our stated current entitlements, the entitlements for medicare, medicaid and social security on a present value basis, brian, when you tack it on to the 15 trillion that we owe in bonds, you know, basically produces a total debt, yes, a debt to foreign countries but a debt to our own citizens expressed in terms of bonds and bills of $60 trillion. that is 500% of gdp, more than rival greece and other egregious countries rated junk or below. >> you think a possibility women start
PBS
Oct 1, 2012 10:00pm PDT
today with arguments in another controversial case: whether businesses can be sued in u.s. courts for human rights violations that occur in foreign countries. marcia coyle of the "national law journal" was in the courtroom this morning, and is back with us tonight. welcome back. >> nice to be back. brown: let us stipulate, as the lawyers say, that last year was a blockbuster. >> absolutely. brown: new this term has some potential itself as well, right? affirmative action. >> yes, it does, jeff. it would be a different kind of blockbuster term. last term was really a lot about the structuref government under the constitution. did congress exceed its law-making powers under the constitution when it enacted the health care law? what role do state governments have in enforcing immigration laws? this term a lot of the questions either on the docket or pending, whether the court will take them, really involve equality issues. issues arising under the equal protection act. >> brown: affirmative action is on the docket. >> it is. it's going to be argued next week. it involves the university o
CSPAN
Oct 2, 2012 1:00pm EDT
constitution, are guaranteed. number one, military pensions, and, number two, bond holders of u.s. debt. the u.s. will not default on its sovereign debt, but there is a huge interest rate risk, and if you are a foreign investor, there's a huge currency risk in investing in. all the new debt in the last two years has been purchased by the federal reserve, up 70% of that, we are self-dealing in our and debt. we did not have market rates. we have artificially low rates. china, japan, opec nations, because they have positive trade values, but if they buy a 30-year bond? no, they are buying short term, because we have historically low interest rates, the lowest maturity in history, and when the interest rates go up, for everyone% increase, it is $160 billion a year in new spending for which we get shinola -- nothing. and now up to 5% below average interest rates. >> isn't it interesting that not more people talk about it on television, and the candidate do not spend much time talking about this. it is just like being in denial. >> we did not go through the decade of george w. bush and the last fo
KCSMMHZ
Oct 2, 2012 2:30pm PDT
converting it safely into u.s. dollars. the crisis is being blamed on international sanctions choking off iranian oil exports. critics of the government limit for economic mismanagement. >> president's mahmoud ahmadinejad has been defending his record, saying iran will define -- defy the enemies behind the sanctions. >> the iranian currency has fallen to a record low, losing two-thirds of its value since sanctions were imposed because of their nuclear program. just last week, it's fallen almost a third against the u.s. dollar. many air changing their savings into hard currency. mahmoud ahmadinejad says the country will ride out the sanctions and blames the country's enemies for the collapse of the currency. >> they have managed to reduce the part of our oil sales, but hopefully we will compensate for this. this is a battle. the enemy thinks it can crush the iranian nation with its pressure. >> iranians have lost a great deal of buying power. inflation is around 25%. meat and milk are becoming increasingly expensive while vegetables of doubled in price. nonetheless, president's
CNN
Oct 2, 2012 4:00am PDT
of the arab spring is linked to the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya that killed four americans. "the wall street journal" identified the militant as mohammed jamal abu ahmed and reports that u.s. intelligence has been monitoring his movements. meanwhile, the state department has pulled all u.s. government personnel out of benghazi. "the washington post" reports the consulate is closed, and locked up. but the scene of the deadly attack remains unguarded. >>> there's also word that the white house has held a series of secret meetings over the past few months, due to concern about the growing threat of al qaeda's north africa branch. "the post" reports that a part of the discussion is focused on potential u.s. military strikes against the group known as al qaeda in the islamic magreb. >>> huge heads up for those of you who purchased the new iphone 5. apple support forums online are being overloaded with complaints about a bug that drains cellular data usage even when phones are connected to wi-fi. now this is forcing people to blow through their data caps in a matter of
FOX Business
Oct 2, 2012 11:00am EDT
90 days left until the u.s. goes over the fiscal cliff. our fair, find representative -- we have forbes opinions editor joining us now. will we avoid this? everyone seems to be not so worried about it. should we be? >> we will avoid it. politicians have an opportunist jean. i think there also is, even among democrats, a belief to be the wrong time to raise taxes on the productive in society. dagen: what will the deal look like? will it be a temporary extension of everything? the sides are drawn over that income tax increases for wealthier americans. >> my guess is there will be something temporary. politicians love to cook something down the road. they will get something temporary in place so the debate and rhetoric can continue into the new year. they will not let this lapse because they do not want spending cuts forced on them. dagen: what about the spending cuts? >> it does not look like there is much desire on either side to extend it. it does not look like they will turn it into something political. it will really be hard, when you think about the economy we are in right now
CNN
Oct 2, 2012 2:00am EDT
intelligence from the attack on americans in libya. now, there were three things u.s. intelligence has confirmed to be tree. the attacks were preplanned, terrorist attacks and the work of al-qaeda linked groups. intelligence expert who has worked in the pentagon for two decades tells "outfront" the key information left out of the talking points can only mean the administration is covering something up. u.s. intelligence knew about the al qaeda link within 24 hours of the attacks. and the now infamous comments by susan rice saying the attacks were not preplanned, not the work of terror were four days after that. this does not add up. intelligence committee chairman mike rogers is our exclusive guest, but first, elyse has the latest on the news she's been "outfront" with from the start. you have been breaking this, this latest story about the white house choosing to leave information out. what are your sources saying as to why the white house left out key points. like the fact that this was a terrorist attack. >> well, i think, erin, if you look at the chronology of how this happened, th
Comedy Central
Oct 2, 2012 10:30am PDT
, they're running out of mickey pretzels. now how-- how is the u.s.-- mickey. (laughter) all for mickey, please don't sue. now how, how is the u.s. supposed to compete with countries where workers toil for pennies an hour? luckily, one company that has found a way to keep manufacturing right here in america and they bring us to tonight's word. (cheers and applause) supply chain. folks, tonight i am happy to share a success story. it's a little company called unicor that does 900 million in business annually making bedding, blankets, table linens, circuit boards, prescription eyewear, and solar panels. and all at low cost for sizable profit. how do they do it? volume. also, prison labor. after all, prisoners are some of the most skilled manufacturers. i mean who else can make a toothbrush and a lunch tray into a cross bow. now folks,ed federal bureau of prisons founded uni core to rehabilitate inmate its while providing government agencies with low-cost products and services like help desk call centers. now when you call tech support you won't get some foreigner with a crazy name. you'll
CNN
Oct 2, 2012 7:00am EDT
the iranian president now seeking asylum in the u.s. why is he running? and could he have top-secret information? >>> plus, deadly new details about operation fast & furious. 57 previously undiscovered guns, now linked to that botched atf operation. >>> a packed show ahead. sean spicer, republicans committee communications director. ted strickland. emmy award winning sports caster len berman and actor cary elwes famous for his role in the princess bride. >> it is tuesday, october 2nd. as you wish, "starting point" begins right now. >> all right your starting point the countdown to tomorrow night's high-stakes presidential debates. >> you are about to look live at a stage where it will all unfold at the university of denver. there is president obama and mitt romney preparing to go face-to-face for 90 minutes with the presidency hanging in the balance. >> most americans head to the polls in five weeks. but by that time, an estimated 30% of the country will have already voted. >> early voting gets under way this morning in the battleground state of ohio, and the not so battlegrou
FOX Business
Oct 2, 2012 3:00pm EDT
investor uncertainty back in the u.s. many believe and say it is coming, they just do not know when. they would like to know when. when the head of spain is saying, no, not yet, it gets them upset and you start to see red on the screen. the dow jones industrials crossing the unchanged line 11 times before flipping into the red for the rest of the day. we always look for the silver lining here. one stock way up. metro pcs leading the s&p 500 today. seeing double-digit gains in hindi a new high today after reports that george telecom was close to a deal to merge it t-mobile branch with metro pcs. could not get it done with at&t. consumer sentiment, that is how you guys feel about buying things, it has a four month high. holiday sales are expected to rise. that is lower than the past two years. coming up this hour, arthur martinez, the forming chairman and ceo of sears joins us in studio. jcpenney under his stewardship. sears had its most successful year in history back in 2000. but, that of course, was then, this is now. what does arthur martinez have to say. he sits on the board of t
NBC
Oct 2, 2012 4:00am EDT
moore in washington. thanks. >>> the candidates for the u.s. senate seat in massachusetts, scott brown and elizabeth warren, debated for the second time last night. the two were combative as they staked out opposite issues from jobs and bringing troops home. david gregory from "meet the press" as moderator, they clashed over brown's claim of partisan independence. >> if he's re-elected, that increases the odds that the republicans will control the senate and that he can block president obama's agenda. >> if you're going to comment on my record, i would at least have you refer to it -- >> can we just -- >> exme. >> i'm he not a student in your classroom. please let me respond. thank you. >> recent polls before the debate show elizabeth warren with a small lead over scott brown. >>> and now here's a look at some other stories making news early today in america. joyriding may land one philadelphia child in jail. police are preparing to charge the 10-year-old with auto theft. surveillance video shows the young driver crashing the stolen van right into parked cars there. he did attemp
NBC
Oct 2, 2012 4:30am PDT
. investors reacted positively to data showing the u.s. manufacturing sector grew unexpectedly last month but that was tempered by comments from fed chairman ben bernanke speaking about the fed's new stimulus measures. >>> european markets are mixed this morning. the dow rising 78 points in yesterday's trade and the nasdaq slipping about two points to close at 3113. >>> and google has come a long way from its humble beginnings as a tiny search engine. it's now passed microsoft to become the world's second most valuable tech company behind apple. google stock closed at an all-time high of $761 a share on monday. it's now the dominant force in online advertising with two-thirds of the u.s. search market. google's android powers 64% of all smartphones. a u.s. judge has lifted a pan on galaxy tablet. apple won the suit. the judge said it didn't infringe on any apple devices. like the galaxy tab is an older model, it could boost samsung sales ahead of the holidays. something to watch out for. back to you. >> seema, thank you very much. >>> certainly keeping our eye on the forecast. chris
FOX Business
Oct 1, 2012 11:00pm EDT
right. we have just had their gdp, report card on the u.s. economy came in very lo. the upcoming jobs report. there are a couple of, clearly some time bombs there th can actually suede. it could be again ginger for the election. i personally think it's going to be higher oil prices. the smedley's uprising will boil over, and if that is the case are going to see higher prices of the pop. as you know, voters go with what is in their wallets. take some cash out of those wallets, because with the election. neil: i always tend to think that things are kind of big to do when it comes to economic numbers. unless there are so awful or so great that their way out of what was expected, it's not going to move the need a much. what is the expectation for something approaching that? >> well, the two big jobs reports thaa we have between now and the election, i mean, we saw last month a dismaljob growth, 96,000 jobs. another jobs report on friday. if we see anything above 8 percent unemployment, which we are still there now. hovering around that level. if we see a jump in the unemployment, another
FOX News
Oct 2, 2012 11:00am EDT
killer or killers of a u.s. border patrol agent. border patrol officials confirming that an agent was shot and killed overnight, another agent sustained nonlife threatening injuries. this happened just north of the arizona border of naco not far from where brian terry was shot and killed back in december of 2010. we're going to have a live report on all the breaking details in just a moment. >>> but first, right now some brand new stories and breaking news this hour. gregg: that's right. we are counting down to the first presidential faceoff. president obama, governor mitt romney cramming for their first debate tomorrow night in denver. and new questions about whether the president's health care law could soon be back before the u.s. supreme court. judge andrew napolitano weighs in. >>> and jaw-dropping pictures you won't want to miss. wait until you see what cameras caught when discovery tv intentionally crashed a 727 jet liner in an investigation, where's the safest place for you to sit when you fly? we're going to show you, all "happening now." gregg: hello, everybody, i'm gregg ja
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